At Church Community Builder, our journey will always be about trying to provide insight that helps you, as church leaders, be more effective. We are so much more than a software company! God has blessed us with a lot of amazing people who have experience in church leadership and a tremendous heart for the local church (and church leaders like you!). This blog is inviting you into the conversations we have on a daily basis. We want to hear your voice as you lead from the frontlines of Kingdom work!

Why Your Assimilation Process Needs a Pulse Check

We are responsible as church leaders for the people God brings through our doors. Therefore, every church, regardless of size, must have a process that ensures that none of those entrusted to us to shepherd get lost, left out, or overlooked.

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Your Church: A First-Time Guest’s Perspective on Formulating a First Impression

We’ve all heard the expression, ‘You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.’ And to varying degrees, it’s true. Granted, in more intimate, one-on-one circumstances, you may have a few opportunities to either fine tune your first impression of someone – or their first impression of you – by delving a little deeper into your burgeoning relationship, but in a larger setting like a church, you could very well only get one crack at making a first-time guest feel like they’ve found their way home.

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Turn First-Time Guests Into Fully Engaged Members

How long does it take for a first-time visitor to formulate an impression about your church?

Seven minutes.

So all those people who poured through your doors on Easter for the first time decided if yours was a church to which they’d like to return in seven minutes. For some larger churches, that may not even enough time to get them from the parking lot, through the pre-service, and to their seat.

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Retaining Your First-Time Guests: The Essentials

Easter marks a time of year when you know your church is going to see a massive influx of first-time visitors. But just because you know many won’t return until Christmas, you should still capitalize on the incredible momentum of Easter by moving those first-time visitors to fully engaged members of your church.

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